A Reputable Trial Lawyer Who Leads the Pack Attorney Robert Reiff is a known authority & voice in the legal community.

Our Qualifications & Awards

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There are hundreds of attorneys in the Miami, FL area. So why should you choose the Law Offices of Robert S. Reiff, P.A.? Well, wouldn't you want to hire the attorney who the Miami Herald determined was the number one attorney for DUI Defense in a blind statistical study of all lawyers who handle DUI cases in South Florida. When it comes to your rights and freedoms, you deserve to be represented by a qualified, experienced, and skilled Miami DUI lawyer who knows how to protect you. As a recognized legal expert and specialist in the area of criminal law, DUI defense, and vehicular fatality cases, Robert S. Reiff is prepared to help protect you. Simply put, choosing the Law Offices of Robert S. Reiff, P.A. means you can have direct access to one of the nation’s top trial lawyers and DUI defense attorneys.

View more of our awards and accolades, listed in detail below. If you would like to speak with us directly, call (305) 854-5511 to request your FREE case evaluation.

Honors & Recognition

  • Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney (Since 1990)
  • Best Lawyers® (he was the only lawyer in the entire state of Florida chosen by the Best Lawyers® in Florida in the DUI/DWI Defense Category for 2015, 2016 & 2018!)
  • Best Lawyers in Florida for Criminal Defense: Non-White Collar; Criminal Defense: White Collar; and the DUI/DWI Defense Categories
  • AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale - Hubbell for 20+ years
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers by the Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Premier 100 Trial Attorneys in Florida by the National Academy of Jurisprudence
  • Best Law Firms by Best Lawyers®
  • Selected for 20th Edition of Best Lawyers® in America
  • The Best Lawyers® in America (2011-2018)
  • Florida Super Lawyers® Magazine (2006-2018)
  • 10.0 Superb Rating by Avvo
  • America's Most Honored Professionals by the American Registry
  • "Leading American Attorneys" by the Guide to Leading American Attorneys
  • The Best Lawyers in America by The Best Lawyers in America Guide (2005-2018)
  • Exceptional Criminal Defense Attorney by Consumer Guidebook of Law and Leading Attorneys (Florida) (1996-2018)
  • Top Lawyers In South Florida
  • Top Lawyer (for criminal defense & DUI) by the South Florida Legal Guide
  • Top Lawyers of Florida
  • 2013 Top Lawyers in Southern Florida by Peer Recognition
  • Named one of Florida's "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend Magazine
  • Named one of "South Florida's Top Law Firms" by Miami Metro Magazine
  • Recipient of the South Florida Business Journal's "Best of the Bar" Award (2004)
  • National Register's Who's Who in Executives and Professionals
  • Named one of "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century" by the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England
  • Nominated as "International Legal Professional of the Year" by the International Biographical Centre in Cambridge, England

Other Media Appearances & News Features

  • Guest Commentator for CNN and Court TV (The Nancy Grace Show)
  • Producer & Part-Time Host of Cable Television Shows "You Be The Judge" (1990, 1991)
  • Producer & Part-Time Host of "Constitutional Controversies" (1998-1999)

Publications & Authored Works

  • Florida DUI Law - LexisNexis Practice Guide
  • Drunk Driving and Related Vehicular Defenses" (5th Ed.), LEXIS Law Publishing Company
  • “‘Auditioning’ for your Freedom: Combating The Use of Field Sobriety Exercises in The DUI Prosecution,” The Florida Defender, Spring 2016
  • DWI Journal Editorial Board; LEXIS "On Line" Legal Author/Expert"
  • “‘Auditioning’ for your Freedom: Combating The Use of Field Sobriety Exercises in The DUI Prosecution,” The Champion, April 2014
  • "Something Totally Different in DUI Cases," The Florida Defender, Spring 2007
  • "Field Sobriety Exercises: Designed For Failure?!” The DWI Journal, January 2006
  • "The Problem With Field Sobriety Exercises", DWI Journal, September 2004
  • "Playing To Win!", DWI Journal, February 2003, Florida Defender, Spring 2003
  • "A Few More Thoughts About Field Sobriety Exercises: Strange Threads from a Warped Quilt", DWI Journal, December 1999
  • "Jury Selection: Teaching the Acquittal Quilt's Patterns to the Jury", DWI Journal, November 1999
  • "DUI Roadblocks", The Florida Defender, Fall 1998
  • "Creative Tips that Work", The Champion, Jan./Feb. 1998
  • "Twenty Top Tips for Defending DWI Cases", DWI Journal, Sept. 1993
  • "The Creative Handling of DUI/DWI Administrative Hearings", The Champion, Jan./Feb. 1994, DWI Journal, March 1993
  • "A Random Sampling of Some Unique DUI Defenses", DWI Journal, June 1992
  • "Handling the DUI Administrative Hearing (Or How to Hop In Kangaroo Court)", Florida Bar Criminal Law Newsletter, January 1992
  • "Breath Test Refusal Without Blowing Your License", Florida Bar Journal, October 1989
  • "The Midnight Phone Call: The General Practitioner and the DUI Arrest", Florida Bar General Practice Journal, January 1987
  • "Failure to Create or Destruction of a Videotape in DUI Cases: Basis for Dismissal or Suppression?", Florida Bar Criminal Law Newsletter, May 1986, Florida Bar General Practice Journal, October 1986, and the Florida Prosecutor, Sept. 1985.
  • "Auditioning for Your Freedom: Combating the Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution", can be viewed by clicking here.

Contributing Author

  • "DUI and Other Traffic Offenses in Florida", Florida Bar
  • "Drunk Driving Defense: An Expert's Approach", Professional Education Group, Inc.
  • Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases, 2012 Ed. (published by the West law Publishing Company, a subsidiary of Thomson, Reuters)

Lectures & Presentations

Webcasts:

  • Mr. Reiff is a www.lawline.com faculty member. View some of our testimonials from these courses here.
  • Mr. Reiff is a www.lawline.com faculty member. His course is titled "Auditioning for Your Freedom: Combating the Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution.” View some of our testimonials from this course here.

His courses include:

  • DUI Cases & Motions to Suppress: A Winning Approach
  • What Every Attorney Should Know About Handling DUI Cases
  • Auditioning for Your Freedom: Combating the Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution
  • Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer in a DUI Case
  • Life, Death & The DUI Manslaughter Case

Other Lectures:

  • “Legal Ethics & Issues in Handling DUI Cases – Panel Discussion”, Masters of DUI Seminar, The Florida Bar's Advanced Continuing Legal Education Seminar (Fort Lauderdale) - May 2018.
  • "Field Sobriety Exercises"; Blood, Breath & Tears XXIII - The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; September 16, 2016.
  • "DUI Manslaughter and Serious Bodily Injury” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar's Advanced Continuing Legal Education Seminar. May 2013.
  • "What Every Lawyer Should Know About DUI Defense." The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 19-20, 2013.
  • "Life, Death & Handling the Vehicular Homicide Case.” The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-Miami & the Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office. October 2012.
  • “Cross Examination of the Arresting Officer.” Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2012.
  • "DUI Update.” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar's Criminal Law Update Seminar. May 2012.
  • "DUI Update 2010." Criminal Law Update Seminar, The Florida Bar. April 2010.
  • "Cross Examination of the Breath Test Operator: Can't Keep it Out.” Blood, Breath & Tears XVI Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2009.
  • “The Iron Chefs of DUI - Cutting the State's Case with a Scalpel and not a Meat Cleaver.” The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter. June 2009.
  • "Auditioning for your Freedom: Combating the Use of Field Sobriety Exercises in the DUI Prosecution.” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar. January 2008.
  • "Field Sobriety Testing: Designed for Failure?” Blood, Breath & Tears XIV Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2007.
  • "Cross Examination of Breath Test Operators: We Don't Need No Stinkin' Breath Here.” Blood, Breath & Tears XII Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. October 2006.
  • "Motions With Movement: Winning Your Case Before You Get To The Jury.” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar. January 2006.
  • "Field Sobriety Testing: Designed For Failure?!" Blood, Breath & Tears XII Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2005.
  • "The Problem with Field Sobriety Exercises.” Miami Winter Ski/Snowboard Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. March 2005.
  • "Field Sobriety Tests.” Presenting a Gold Medal Defense. National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers & National College of DUI Defense. October 2004.
  • "Inspector Gadget Does DUI Defense.” Blood, Breath & Tears XI Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2004.
  • "Breath Testing: Is It Nothing But A House Of Cards?"Lorman Education Group. May 2004.
  • "Effective DUI Representation in South Florida.” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar. January 2004.
  • "Cross-Examination of the Arresting Officer in DUI Cases.” Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2003.
  • "Secrets of DUI Practice in South Florida.” Masters of DUI Seminar. The Florida Bar. January 2003.
  • "Playing To Win!" Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. October 2002.
  • "Cross-Examination of the Breath Technician.” Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 2000.
  • "Something Totally Different in Cross-Examination in DUI Cases." Lorman Education Group. May 2001.
  • "Life, Death and the Defense of The Serious DUI Case.” The Florida Bar. January 2000.
  • "Weaving The Trial Theme Into Your DUI Case.” Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. October 1999, and The Dade County Public Defender’s Office. December 1999.
  • "Zen and the Art of DUI Defense: A Non-Mainstream Look At Handling DUI Defense.” Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers-Miami. December 1998.
  • "Creative Tips that Work.” Blood, Breath & Tears Seminar. Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. September 1997.
  • "DUI Update." The Florida Bar. May 1996.
  • "Something Totally Different in Cross-Examination in DUI Cases.” June 1994, The Florida Bar. February 1991, and The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. March 1991.
  • "Handling the DUI Administrative Hearing.” Lorman Education Group. April 1994, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. October 1991, and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. March 1992.
  • "Cross Examination Techniques in Drunk Driving Cases.” The Florida Bar. June 1994, The South Carolina Bar. October 1987, and The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. March 1988.
  • "DUI Defense in the 1990's.” The Florida Bar. October 1992.
  • "Defending the Drunk Driver.” The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. March 1990.

Client Testimonials

Respected in the Community. Recognized Nationally.
  • “Thank you for your hard work.”

    Alberto

  • “Excellent legal representation.”

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  • “You've done a tremendous job for our son.”

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  • “Your motion to suppress is the finest I have ever seen.”

    Jerry R.

  • “Thank you for your wonderful help.”

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  • “A job well done!”

    Hope

  • “An outstanding brief and a compelling argument for suppression. ”

    W. Troy McKinney - Nationally Known DUI Expert in Texas

  • “I have your name and number on my cellphone for when clients get in trouble!”

    Laura

  • “My family and I could not be happier with the results of your hard work.”

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  • “You are a godsend.”

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  • “Words can not express how grateful we are to you.”

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  • “He truly is great!!!”

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  • “You are terrific!”

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  • “You are at the top of my list for future referrals.”

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  • “I know it took a lot of hard work and talent, so I appreciate it!”

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